BIRTHS 15 February 1700-1800

  • Bracey BANKS born 15 February 1765[1]; son of Lieutenant Moses and Phebe (CURTIS) BANKS; husband of Susan BERRY.
  • Benjamin JOHNSON born 15 February 1775 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts[2]; son of William and Zeruiah (BRAGG) JOHNSON; died 8 November 1794.
  • Solomon HOLLIS born 15 February 1785 in Pejepscot, Androscoggin, Maine[3]; son of Richard and Sarah (HANSCOM) HOLLIS; husband of Elizabeth Fernald JOHNSON.
  • Martha DYER born 15 February 1786 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[4]; daughter of Deacon Robert and Miriam (JORDAN) DYER.
  • Harry CHIPMAN born 15 February 1790 in Vermont[5]; son of Ammi and Sarah (EVARTS) CHIPMAN.
  • Marcy/Mercy LOWELL born 15 February 1791 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[6]; daughter of Eliphalet and Elizabeth (HENNEY) LOWELL; wife of John SIDES.

[1] Charles-Edward Banks, “The Bank(e)s Family of Maine,” The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 44 (1890), online, American Ancestors ( : online 29 May 2017), Bracey Banks; 12.ii.

[2] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images,, ( : online 29 January 2018), Benjamin Johnson; Westborough Births, Marriages and Death, page 162.

[3] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1715-1922,” database online,, ( : online 29 January 2018), Solomon Hollis; 15 February 1785.

[4] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Martha Dyer, 15 February 1786; images online, Family Search, Family Search ( : online 29 January 2018); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 59 [Harry Chipman #472].

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch ( : online 29 January 2018), Marcy Lowell; FHL microfilm 11752.


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